Attorney General Adanech Abiebie said that there are now two suspects – Tilahun Yami and Abdi Alemayehu – under custody for the killing of Hachalu Hundessa. However, she added, there are more suspects that have yet to be apprehended.
A monument that was erected in honor of Ethiopia’s Emperor Haile-Selassie in the United Kingdom has been destroyed by vandals. Found in a park in the South West of London, in the Wimbledon area, it was said to be erected during the rule of the Emperor.
A 17-year-old Ethiopian teenager has become the latest suspect caught with cocaine worth USD 400,000 and he is set to face life imprisonment in Hong Kong. He became the latest of many nationals who use Addis Ababa as a hub to transport the illegal substance.
Belachew Yemane, a public relations officer with the Ethiopian Ministry of Culture and Tourism, was to head to China to study for a PhD program, before the plan was put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, he was suddenly killed by what witnesses described as "a robbery gone wrong" in Welkete, his hometown.
The Office of the Attorney General has blamed regional governments for the lack of cooperation and sheltering of criminals which has impeded its efforts in bringing suspects accused of violence as well as security problems in various parts of the country.
Following the increasing number of criminal activities in Addis Ababa targeting its staff members, the African Union (AU) issued a security alert notice telling its employees to take extra precautions, The Reporter has learnt.
The Federal Police Commission underscored today that suspects for whom arrest warrants have already been issued will not be on the run forever; and that their momentary disappearance does not imply that they will be free. This was said during a press conference held by the Commissioner General of the Federal Police Commission, Endeshaw Tassew, on Thursday, February 21, 2019, at the Headquarters of the Commission.
A systematically orchestrated coffee cargo pilferage destined for export market has become a trend in the export business with at least six exporters reportinga loss of some 150 quintals from sealed containers, The Reporter has learnt.